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Andrea Ibarra and Randal Willars, flag bearers of Mexico for Cali Valle 2021

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Drafting.- Andrea Ibarra (pistol shooting) and Randal Willars (diving) will be the standard bearers of the Mexican delegation for the First Junior Pan American Games Cali Valle 2021, a contest endorsed by Panam Sports.

Both medalists in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, where Ibarra won the bronze in the 10-meter air pistol international team and Willars the gold in the 10-meter platform, will lead the 380 national teams in the opening ceremony of the contest. for athletes Sub 23 of America.

In full use of its powers, the COM Executive Committee considered both appointments as a recognition of their international trajectory, and as it happened already in the past Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in pursuit of gender equality, a woman and a man will carry like this our national flag at the opening of the fair.

“It is a pride and an honor for the COM and its Executive Committee to have young athletes already with extensive international experience, we recognize the great work they have done and that made them shine in Buenos Aires 2018, we trust that they will come out to give their best. best of himself, like all his colleagues, before the best in his category on a continental level ”, affirmed María José Alcalá, current president of COM.

The Mexican delegation that will participate in Cali 2021 will have 186 women and 194 men in 39 disciplines.

The Cali Valle 2021 Junior Pan American Games, which await 3,500 athletes, have as their main venue the city of Cali, in addition to the sub-sites Barranquilla, Buga, Calima El Darién, Jamundí, Palmira and Yumbo.

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